College of Journalism and Mass Communications News

Linda R. Beermann

Obituary: Linda R. Beermann

Nov 28 2022 - 3:45pm

Linda R. Beermann of Lincoln, a pathbreaking television weather reporter and newscaster and community volunteer, died at home of natural causes on Nov. 25, 2022, after enjoying a Thanksgiving holiday with friends, family, a new kitten and FaceTiming with grandchildren. She was 76 years old.

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Student event to highlight Democracy Day, meaning of democracy Sept. 15

Sep 9 2022 - 6:00pm

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s College of Journalism and Mass Communications will host an informational event on the meaning of democracy at the Nebraska Union Memorial Plaza on Thursday, Sept. 15.

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Thomas Horky

Thomas Horky is this year’s Roper Fund visiting professor in sports journalism

Sep 9 2022 - 3:45pm

Thomas Horky will serve as the Lynn and Dana Roper Visiting Professor in Sports Journalism from August to October of 2022. Horky is a professor of sport communication at Macromedia University in Hamburg and he’s been teaching since 2009.

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Michael Stricklin

Obituary: Michael Stricklin

Sep 6 2022 - 3:45pm

The term Renaissance man -- a person with wide interests and accomplishments -- is a perfect fit applied to the life of Michael L. Stricklin. A journalist and educator with unbounded generosity and a servant's heart, Mike died Sept. 2 at his home in Hillsboro, Ore., surrounded by his family. Mike had a 28-year-long career teaching and doing communications research at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

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Jared Long and Hannah Polacek

CoJMC students to participate in Democracy Day

Sep 3 2022 - 5:45pm

University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Journalism and Mass Communications students will be participating in Democracy Day on Sept. 15.

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Evelyn Mejia

Mejia selected for New York Times Corps

Sep 3 2022 - 3:30pm

Evelyn Mejia was selected to participate in the inaugural New York Times Corps. Mejia was one of 20 aspiring journalists chosen from among hundreds of applicantss nationwide.

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Experience Lab announces student leaders

Sep 3 2022 - 7:15am

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Journalism and Mass Communications recently announced new student leaders for the fall 2022 semester.

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Alec Rome's passion for journalism drives him to explore his interests

Sep 2 2022 - 10:45am

My junior year of high school, I came to a four-day summer camp workshop hosted by the College of Journalism and Mass Communications. I met a few professors and worked on some hands-on broadcasting and media projects. That experience planted a seed and solidified my vision—I knew I wanted to come to Nebraska for college. It was an easy decision.

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Huskers on the Move: September 2022

Sep 2 2022 - 9:00am

Congratulations to these CoJMC alumni who have made big strides in their careers! This month's featured alumni include recent graduates starting new jobs, alumni honored with prestigious national awards and awards in higher education.

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College to co-sponsor AMA Skillschool

Sep 2 2022 - 7:00am

The UNL College of Journalism and Mass Communications will co-sponsor the 2022-2023 American Marekting Association of Lincoln Skillschool again this year.

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Applications open for Bateman, Global Eyewitness, Jacht and NSAC in spring 2023

Aug 30 2022 - 1:15pm
New application process!

We have created one universal application for courses, competitions and ADPR/BRDC Media Production Capstones, including the Bateman Case Study Competition Team, the National Student Advertising Competition Team, Jacht Agency and Global Eyewitness. You will complete one application and then answer questions specific to the course(s) to which you are applying. 

The Spring 2023 application is now open so read below for more details.

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